- 2018 GHYLA Officers are posted
- Updated Rules and Regulations are posted in the Pages> Rules & Regulations section
Greater Houston Youth Lacrosse Association
2018 GHYLA PLAYOFFS
Dates: Weekend of April 21, 2018 (Pay In Games)
Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29, 2018 (Playoffs)
Divisions 4U, 6U, 8U
Step #1: Top 3 teams from each conference (North, Central, South), Teams 1 to 9
Step #2: Top 9 teams are ranked based upon - same opponents, points for and points against to force rank teams from 1 to 9.
Step #3: Remainder of teams from all conferences are compared - same opponents, points for and points against to determine Team 10.
Step #4: Weekend of April 21st (and with all the rain, perhaps April 23rd & 24th) - Teams 7, 8, 9 & 10 play each other for a spot in the Quarter-Finals (higher ranking team hosts the game at home).
Team 7 vs. Team 10 Winner 7
Team 9 vs. Team 8 Winner 8
Step #5: Saturday, April 28th: Teams 1 to 8 play in the Quarter-Finals (in morning)
Team 1 vs. Winner 8 Winner 1
Team 2 vs. Winner 7 Winner 2
Team 3 vs. Team 6 Winner 3
Team 4 vs. Team 5 Winner 4
Step #6: Saturday, April 28th: Winners 1 to 4 play in the Semi-Finals (in afternoon)
Winner 1 vs. Winner 4 Winner 1
Winner 2 vs. Winner 3 Winner 2
Step #7: Sunday, April 29th: Winner 1 and Winner 2 play in Championship game (in afternoon)
Step #1: The 6 Teams are ranked 1 to 6.
Step #2: Top 3 teams, are in the Semi-Finals.
Step #3: Weekend of April 21st (and with all the rain, perhaps April 23rd & 24th) - Teams 4 and 5 play for a spot in the Semi-Finals (higher ranking team hosts the game at home).
Team 4 vs. Team 5 Winner 4
Step #4: Saturday, April 28th: Teams 1 to 4 play in the Semi-Finals (in afternoon).
Team 1 vs. Winner 4 Winner 1
Team 2 vs. Team 3 Winner 2
Step #5: Sunday, April 29th: Winner 1 and Winner 2 play in Championship game (in afternoon).
GHYLA 2018 Officers
2018 GHYLA Officers
President Glenn Reitman
Secretary Kay Amendola
VP 8U Christian Zaleski
VP 6U G.L. Van Dyne
VP 4U Chani Barton
VP 2U Ed Torriero
US Lacrosse Rep Jeremy Platt
Coordinator/Scheduler Deanna Reitman
See meeting minutes from Nov. 9th, 2017 Officers Meeting for details of election and who was present.
Contacts details for each officer can be found in the “About>Contact Us” section of GHYLA website.
Meeting Notice for November 9, 2017 Board Meeting
To: Members of the Board of Directors
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the holders of the Members of the Board of Directors of GHYLA will be held in accordance with the Bylaws of GHYLA at the DLA Piper Law Firm Conference Room, 1000 Louisiana Street Suite 2800, Houston, Texas 77002 on the 9th day of November 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 pm to consider the following business:
1. The election of the members of the Executive Committee for the following positions:
Vice President 8th Grade
Vice President 6th Grade
Vice President 4th Grade
Vice President 2nd Grade
US Lacrosse Representative
Please submit any nominations to the GHYLA President at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Executive Committee positions by October 31, 2017. Please be advised that voting by proxy is not permitted by the Bylaws, however, a Board Member may designate someone from his/her club to act in his/her place.
2. Review budget from prior year.
3. To vote on any proposals for changes to the Bylaws, if any.
There is a proposal to dispense with US Lacrosse Youth Rules in light of rule changes for 2017 season, form a Rules Committee to review rules aligned closer to THSLL rules.
4. To vote on any proposals for league realignment, if any.
There is a proposal to dispense with multiple conferences and to limit conferences to North/South to further align with THSLL rules.
5. To vote on Playoff Structure in line with THSLL.
There is a proposal to dispense with the end-of-the-season tournament structure for playoffs and institute a playoff period over a two-week period where only the Championship Games are played at a central location.
DATED: 02 October 2017
Glenn Reitman, President
Congratulations to Our 2017 Champions!!!
Congratulations on a great season and winning the 2017 Championships!
Congratulations to CyFair - 8U Champions!
Congratulations to Memorial 7A - 7th Grade Champions!
Congratulations to Woodlands - 6U Champions!
Congratulations to Magnolia - 4U Champions!
Congratulations to all of the Teams!
Thanks to Magnolia Lacrosse Club and HYLAX for hosting the tournaments!
Please check All-Star tab to the Left for information regarding 2017 All-Stars
4U All-Star Rosters
6U All-Star Rosters
7U All-Star Rosters
8U All-Star Rosters
Welcome to the home of the Greater Houston Youth Lacrosse Association.
The mission of the GHYLA is to organize, develop, and promote middle and elementary school lacrosse in the Greater Houston area, and to honor the game by instilling the values of scholastic achievement, sportsmanship, and individual development.
The GHYLA consists of teams from the following organizations:
Atascocita, Bay Area (Clear Lake), Black MS, Cy-Fair, Fort Bend (Sienna/Sugar Land), Friendswood, HYLAX, Katy, Kingwood, Klein, Langham Creek, Magnolia, Memorial, Pearland, Pershing, Pin Oak, Richmond, Roberson MS, West Houston, and Woodlands.
The GHYLA is composed of five playing-level divisions:
8th Graders (8U)
7th Graders (7U)
Young Guns 5th and 6th Graders (6U)
4th Graders and Under (4U)
2nd Graders and Under (2U)
GHYLA has been granted tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) organization
GHYLA received designation as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to GHYLA are also tax deductible under section 170 of the Code. GHYLA is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers, or gifts under section 2055, 2016, or 2522 of the Code. Please contact the GHYLA treasurer (email@example.com) if you wish to make any donations.
|Club/School Team(s) Registration - Spring 2018 GHYLA Season|
|2018 GHYLA Playoffs Dates and Structure|
|2017-2018 GHYLA Rules and Regulations|
|November 9, 2017 Meeting Minutes|
|Meeting Notice for November 9, 2017 Board Meeting|
|GHYLA 2018 Officers|
|Congratulations to Our 2017 Champions!!!|